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Letters

  • Americans will end up paying for border wall

    To the Editor: I am writing in regard to the article “No ban, no wall.” I did vote for Donald Trump because I wanted the wall built. But I am having major buyer’s remorse after all the information that .

  • Souper Bowl offers easy way to help feed hungry

    To the Editor: This Sunday, Feb. 5, the Super Bowl will be held in Houston, Texas. Many people around our community will gather with family and friends to enjoy the game. Many will celebrate with food and drink, yet in our .

  • In supporting DeVos, Roberts ignores Kansans

    To the Editor: As a member of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee, Sen. Pat Roberts voted in support of Betsy DeVos’ nomination for Secretary of Education. Clearly Sen. Roberts has forgotten that he owes his senate seat to .

  • Mercury erred in missing Mercy dental care event

    To the Editor: How disappointing that the Mercury failed to provide any coverage of the recent Mercy dental care event. It served an amazing number of people who are otherwise unable to afford even basic dental care. A large number .

  • Vote to approve DeVos shames Sen. Roberts

    To the Editor: Sen. Pat Roberts’ vote as a member of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee in support of Betsy DeVos’s nomination for Secretary of Education is shameful and unconscionable. Not only has he received large campaign .

  • On domestic violence, is Putin Trump’s guide?

    To the Editor: President Trump has proposed cutting all support for the Violence Against Women Act. Such support deals with domestic violence and sexual assault. Is this just because he feels it’s so easy to be misunderstood and accused .

  • Trump’s travel ban keeps Americans safe

    To the Editor: I see that KSU President Richard Myers is “concerned” about the effects that President Trump’s ban on citizens from seven countries entering the United States will have on KSU. I don’t have trouble with Myers .

  • Support of international students appreciated

    To the Editor: I sincerely appreciate KSU President Richard Myers’ affirmation of support for international students and faculty. We have people on visas (which are only given after serious vetting) and green cards whose studies, research and personal lives are .

  • Ban is un-Christian and un-American

    To the Editor: It is a painful and frightening irony that on the Day of Holocaust Remembrance, our newly elected president should issue an executive order banning refugees from some of the most troubled countries in the world. Anyone with .

  • Souper Bowl Sunday is a call to help

    To the Editor: Between our patient grocery stores, our willing volunteers, our efficient Flint Hills Breadbasket and our own needs to give and share, Souper Bowl Sunday is a simple way to provide food for children for the winter months. .

  • Have fun, support NAMI at the Sweetheart Gala

    To the Editor: This letter is to encourage you to support the Sweetheart Gala, Healing from the Heart, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 9 in the Houston Street Ballroom. It is being sponsored by NAMI Kansas and our local affiliate, NAMI .

  • Travel ban does not reflect American values

    To the Editor: Last weekend I watched detainees at airports across America denied entrance to the United States due to the president’s executive order on travel. Even, initially, those who held green cards and had been previously vetted: an .


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